Limburg is the cycling region par excellence. Thanks to a handy cycle route network you can cycle from junction to junction. 2000 km of paved, safe and mostly car-free cycle paths. And the well-known blue signs along the route ensure that you don’t get lost. Nothing but relaxed cycling!
All cycling activities in Limburg
Rent a bike-guide
We take care of your cycling experience adapted to your wishes, with the organization of bicycle rental, food and drink breaks to overnight stays.
We offer tours with racing bike, regular bike, e-bike, Mtb, e-Mtb.
See you in the cycling paradise.
Cycle Route Network 'De Groote Heide'
Discover the history of Oudsberg by bike
Follow the cycle junctions and travel through time by bike. Visit the Celtic Fields, burial grounds from Roman times, and medieval sites. The start and finish are located at the Commandery in Gruitrode. Fun for young and old guaranteed!
The Kruinenpad is located between cycling junctions 48 and 55.
Do you want to discover the Kruinenpad on foot? Follow the red-blazed trail (14km) from RivierPark Maasvallei, departing from Leut.
Do you want to visit The Kruinenpad by car? Park in parallel at the end of Kerkhofstraat in Eisden-Dorp and walk towards the canal dyke. Attention! Do not park past the barrier even if it is open.
Open every day, from sunrise till sunset.
Bike rental Genk Kattevennen
Book your rental bike online at www.fietsparadijslimburg.be
On the day of your visit, the bike will be ready and waiting for you in Kattevennen.
Rental period 2022:
from 15 March to 31 March:
● Mon - Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
● Friday: 09.00 - 16.00 hrs.
From 1 April to 30 September inclusive:
● Mon - Fri: 09.00 - 17.00 hrs
● Sat - Sun: 11.00 - 17.30 hrs
● Holidays and bridging days (April to end of June): 11.00 - 17.30 hrs.
● Festival and bridge days (July and August): 09.00 - 17.30 hrs.
● No rental on 11 May, 8 June, 6 July and 31 August and 16 September.
from 1 October to 15 November inclusive:
● Mon - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
● No rental on 1 and 11 November.
● city bikes with or without a child's seat
● children's bicycles
● electric bicycles (available as from 21/05)
Free parking within walking distance:
● Parking Kattevennen 15
Foot and bicycle ferry Ophoven
The ferries ensure a smooth crossing. Cross the Meuse and take a look on the other side, a little further you cross the border again via another ferry.
The network of cycle routes in the Netherlands is slightly different to that in Belgium, but the routes dovetail perfectly with those in Belgian Limburg.
Berthing: at hotel/restaurant De Spaenjerd, Maasstraat 84, 3640 Kinrooi (Ophoven), bicycle junction 22
In July and August, every Wednesday you can visit some attractions for free. Check out our website for more information.
Foot and bike ferry 't Veerke
These ferries ensure a smooth crossing. Cross the Meuse and have a look on the other side, a little further you cross the border again via another ferry.
The cycling route network in the Netherlands is a little different, but the routes connect seamlessly with those in Belgian Limburg.
Mooring place: at the Maas in Dilsen-Stokkem (Rotem), about 3 km from Maas Centre De Wissen, located at junction 46.
Win a boat trip!
If you buy a ticket for the crossing of one of the three bicycle and foot ferries of the Meuse Valley River Park you have a chance to win a nice boat trip. On all new tickets, both the one-turn and the 10-turn tickets, there will be a unique code. With this code you can win a nice boat trip on the Maas with Rederij Stiphout in Maastricht, offered by Fransbergen Recreation & Tourism BV. So it is best to keep your ticket. At the end of each month, the winner will be announced via a draw. Check your code on www.rondjemethetpontje.nl or the facebook website of RivierPark Paasvallei.
With regard to the corona measures, please always check the current sailing times via this link:
More info: https://www.rivierparkmaasvallei.eu/nl/veerpontjes